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FarmTech Society elects new Board of Directors

The FarmTech Society (FTS) held its second constitutional annual general meeting (virtually) on June 24th 2020. FTS members elected a new board of directors, who in turn appointed the new advisory board. The new boards are elected for a period of two years. The board of directors also appointed the daily management team. The election was held electronically and independently third-party verified.

Newly elected Chairman Ian Kanski commented “Thanks to the work of FarmTech Society’s founding board and members, the organization is well positioned for growth and impact in 2020. This is an important time for all regions to be investing in sustainable, localized food in circular agriculture. Our new leadership team is committed to supporting the quality, safety and education initiatives that will drive adoption of Controlled Environment Agriculture globally.”

The election results were as follows:
New board of directors

Chairman: Ian Kanski - Harrisburg University / INTAG Systems
Vice-chair: Nicole Thorpe - Cultinova
Vice-chair: Tisha Livingston - Infinite Acres
Director: Marinus Luiten - Priva Group
Director: Alina Zolotareva - Aerofarms
Director: Nico Domurath - Frauenhofer Institute
Director: Andrew Blume - Symphony Agtech
Director: Wythe Marschall - PhD candidate Harvard University       
Director: Stefan Frey - FREYconsult
Honorary: Gus Van der Feltz - (founding member)

New advisory board:

Edwin Vanlaerhoven - Certhon
Maren Schoormanns - Viscon Group
Chante Van der Walt - candidate Full Stack Developer Udemy
Marvin Boell - TüVSüd
Enrico Costanzo - Cerial Docks
Stefanie Linzer - Valoya
Pierre Grootscholten - Grootscholten Consultancy
Kyle Barnett - HortAmericas
Franc Bogovic - Finance.Brussels
Yanni Garcia - (founding member)
Penny McBride - (founding member)
Adam Rosenbaum - (founding member)

Daily management:

Secretary-General: Thomas Zoellner - (founding member)
Treasurer: Stefan Frey - FREYconsult
Communication: Mark Horler - Soya Project / UKUAT
Legal counsel: Stanislas Demeestere - European Future Forum

For more information:
FarmTech Society
Place du Champs de Mars 5, 1050 Ixelles
+32 487 90 79 54
[email protected]  

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